Watch LIVE: the government's coronavirus press conference
17 April 2020, 16:17 | Updated: 17 April 2020, 16:30
Watch the government's coronavirus daily public briefing - the feed will appear here once it begins.
The press conference will be hosted by business secretary Alok Sharma.
It comes as the UK's coronavirus death toll rose to 14,576 - up 847 from Thursday.
At yesterday's press conference, foreign secretary Dominic Raab announced that the lockdown would last at least three more weeks.